Calculating Range for a Constant Velocity
Learners read an explanation from the NASA Web-based "textbook", The Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics, then use the information in combination with data from other Web sites to solve single variable equations for distance (range), time, and velo
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Graphing Calculator Activity: Direct Variation
In this calculator instructional activity, learners explore various functions and graph each one through guided practice. Though independent practice, students read three story problems, write a function for the problem, create a table,...
8th - 9th Math
The Escalator, Assessment Variation
A great way to practice with unit rates, the activity gives your mathematicians an opportunity to compare different statements and select which are true. They can practice with "choose all that apply" by setting each statement into its...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Designed
Strike a Pose: Modeling in the Real World (There's Nothing to It!)
Adjust this lesson to fit either beginning or more advanced learners. Build a scatter plot, determine appropriate model (linear, quadratic, exponential), and then extend to evaluate the model with residuals. This problem uses real-world...
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable